Tag Archives: #hope

Sharing our pain / Olive trees

In a recent sermon about the Garden of Gethsemane, one of our pastors detoured to talk about the olive trees that grow plentifully there. She said: “The Garden of Gethsemane has some of the oldest olive trees in the world at … Continue reading

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Hope is brave

For those of you babyloss mamas who are pregnant after loss or contemplating becoming pregnant after loss, take a minute to read this post over at Still Standing. You are so brave. You have so much love. You deserve the … Continue reading

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To do and not to do

In light of yesterday’s post, I was pleased to see Still Standing Magazine’s article for today: “The Complete List of Do’s and Don’ts When Supporting the Bereaved.” I agree with pretty much everything, except that “encourage and give them hope” … Continue reading

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11, 14, 15; Altar, Light, Community

On October 15, at 7 p.m. Chicago time, my candle was blazing with thousands of others around the world, as we joined the Wave of Light to celebrate the lives of our lost children. The light blazed on our altar … Continue reading

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An act of intentional optimism

In light of my recent post on Victimhood vs. Survivorhood, this sentence from CarlyMarie’s article today on Still Standing really resonated. “I wanted to stop being a victim and so I became a survivor instead,” she says. She describes the … Continue reading

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